What does Mamie mean?
Mamie [mamie] as a girls' name is pronounced MAY-mee. It is of Greek and Latin origin, and the meaning of Mamie is "star of the sea; pearl". Short form of Margaret (Greek) "pearl" or Mary (Latin) "star of the sea". The name is borne by Patrick Dennis's eccentric fictional character Auntie Mame, a central character of a book, a Broadway musical, and a movie. See also Mimi. First Lady Mamie Eisenhower.
Mamie has 75 more alternative forms via Margaret, Mary, Mimi: Madge▼, Mag, Maggi, Maggie▼, Maggy, Maiga, Mair, Maire, Maisie▲, Maisy, Mal, Malia, Mallie▼, Manon, Manya, Mara▲, Mare, Maree, Maren, Marg, Marga, Marge, Marged, Marget, Margey, Margie▼, Margies, Margit, Margize, Margo▼, Margy, Maria▼, Mariam▲, Marian▼, Marice, Maridel, Marie▼, Mariel, Mariela▼, Marilee, Marin, Marion▼, Marit, Marita, Marja, Marje, Marjey, Marji, Marjie, Markie, Marla▼, Marlo▼, Marya, Maryse, Masha, Maura, Maure, Maurine▼, Maurise, Mavra, May▼, Maymie, Mayra▼, Mayria, Meemee, Meggie, Meriel, Mette, Mim, Mimi, Minnie▼, Moire, Mollie▼, Muire and Muriel▼.Creative forms:
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(male) Mamith, Mamred, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Mamie?
Mamie is a very popular first name for women (#356 out of 4276, Top 8%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name statistics of Mamie for girls. Mamie reached its top position of #57 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed analysis of the ranking of the girl name Mamie and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Mamie are Madge, Maggie (#241 from recent data), Maisie (#624), Maisy (#1144), Malia (#313), Mallie, Mame, Mara (#739), Maree, Maren (#1113), Margaret (#154), Marge, Marget, Margie, Margo (#1279), Margy, Maria (#109), Mariam (#563), Marian (#1104), Marie (#564), Mariel (#1839), Mariela (#1560), Marilee, Marin (#1471), Marion (#1527), Marita, Marjie, Markie, Marla, Marlo, Mary (#124), Maura (#1490), Maurine, May (#1658), Mayme, Maymie, Mayra (#1275), Mimi, Minnie, Mollie (#1001) and Muriel. Other variants, like Maryse, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Mamie reached its most widespread 125 years ago (average #1151) and has become significantly diminished since (#1473, ▼95%), with forms such as Marlo becoming less trendy. Mary has generally been the top pick of parents, although Maisie appears to be getting popular too.
Mamie▼ is pronounced similarly to Maemi, Mima and Mimma. Other recommended names are Aimie, Amie▼, Ammie, Bambie, Cacie, Calie, Cammie, Carie, Carmie, Casie, Catie, Dacie, Danie, Dasie, Esmie, Jacie, Jaimie▼, Jamie▼, Jammie, Janie▼, Jaymie, Kacie▼, Kadie, Kalie, Kammie, Karie, Kasie, Lacie, Lanie, Mable▼, Macee, Maci, Macie▲, Maeve▲, Mai, Maidie, Maizie, Maji, Malfie, Mali, Malvie, Mandie, Mari▼, Marien, Maris, Marise, Marlie, Marnie, Marve, Mattie▼, Maude▼, Maudie▼, Mauve, Maxi, Maxie, Maxime, Maxine▼, Mayde, Mazie▼, Mazine, Medie, Pammie, Ramie, Remie, Sadie▲, Sarie, Tacie, Talie, Tamie, Tammie▼, Tavie and Zadie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mamie.See names in meaning and etymology.